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Make an Impact Through the 6th Annual Day of Giving

Wednesday, March 22nd will be an exciting day for West Virginia University and the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences – it’s WVU’s 6th-annual Day of Giving!

Philosophy department hosts renowned public intellectual

Can you trust your brain?

One of America's foremost public intellectuals will discuss that question later this week. Daniel Dennett will speak on Friday, February 10, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in G-20 Ming Hsieh Hall.

Dennett's lecture, titled "How, When and Why Can We Trust Our Brains?", is hosted by the Department of Philosophy in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

Dennett is the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, where he has taught since 1971. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1987, and his many academic honors include two Guggenheim Fellowships and a Fulbright Fellowship. He has written more than 400 scholarly articles and numerous books, most recently "From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds."

Master of Public Administration achieves global reaccreditation

The Master of Public Administration program in West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has been reaccredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration.

Joe Lebold sheds light on a West Virginia geological wonder

In an article published in the October 2022 issue of Wonderful West Virginia, Lebold described the Devil’s Backbone as an anticline - a fold in rock that resembles an arch.

WVU researchers using virtual reality gaming to address behavioral health care workforce shortage

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Virtual reality games are a good form of entertainment and relaxation, but for this team of West Virginia University School of Social Work researchers, virtual reality gamification is being used as a launchpad to careers in behavioral health.

Jamie Shinn and WVU research team exploring how West Virginians bounce back after disastrous flooding

A team of West Virginia University researchers is studying resiliency in flood-devastated communities with support from the National Science Foundation by delving into lessons learned from one of the deadliest West Virginia floods in recent memory. 

2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Ayah Aldebyan

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Morgantown 

2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Laura Rose Atkinson

Major: Political Science, AOE- Pre-Law and Legal Studies
Morgantown, WV